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Six Great Synchronous Firefly Viewing Areas For 2018!

Six Great Synchronous Firefly Viewing Areas For 2018! A spectacular display by the Synchronous Fireflies and the Blue Ghost Fireflies will light up the sky in the Great Smoky Mountains in late May and early June 2018. The annual event has become so popular that several venues are now available to the public where they can […]

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Synchronous Fireflies in Great Smoky Mountains June 2016

Synchronous Fireflies in Great Smoky Mountains June 2016 These aren’t your average backyard lightening bugs; these particular bioluminescent beetles (Photinus carolinus) perform an extraordinarily silent symphony of lights in the warm, dark forest evoking images of Shakespeare’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream. It’s truly a sublime experience. They’ll be here for a week or two in […]

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